Clarence Beelar Hand

10 May 1896–6 April 1971 (Age 74)
Nevada, Vernon, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Clarence Beelar

When Clarence Beelar Hand was born on 10 May 1896, in Nevada, Vernon, Missouri, United States, his father, William Marion Hand, was 30 and his mother, Clara Alice Beeler, was 27. He married Violet Ottinger Groover on 6 October 1917, in Lebanon, Center Township, Boone, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Boone, Indiana, United States in 1935 and Whitestown, Worth Township, Boone, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 6 April 1971, in Lebanon, Center Township, Boone, Indiana, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Lebanon, Center Township, Boone, Indiana, United States.

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Clarence Beelar Hand
Violet Ottinger Groover
Marriage: 6 October 1917
Clara Rosetta Hand
Lois Roella Hand
Lillian Maxine Hand
Mildred Imogene Hand
Clarence Luther Hand

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 October 1917Lebanon, Center Township, Boone, Indiana, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 2
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
    Age 8
    St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 20
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    English, German, and Dutch: nickname for someone with a peculiarity or deformity of the hand or perhaps to skill in its use, from Middle English hond(e), hand(e), Middle High German hant, found in such appellations as Johan metter hant (Rijkhoven 1284), Liebhard mit der Hand (Augsburg 1383).Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German Hand ‘hand’ (see 1 above).Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fhlaithimh (see Guthrie ), as a result of association with the Gaelic word lámh ‘hand’. It is used as an English equivalent for several other names of Gaelic origin too, such as Claffey , Glavin , and McClave .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (24)

    • Clarence B Hand, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Clarence A Hand in entry for Simon Leon Ennert and <Unknown>, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
    • Clarence Bular Hand, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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